7 Tips for Finding the Right Nursing Home with a Memory Care Unit

Written by Family Video Coupon on February 14, 2017. Posted in Assisted living facilities, Independent senior living, Memory care facility harrison virginia

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Most people do not like to think that they will develop a condition such as Alzheimer’s Disease or dementia but it happens all too often. In the United States, Alzheimer’s Disease is the sixth leading cause of death. Moreover, when at least 33% of all seniors pass away they are suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease or some other kind of dementia. That means that if you start looking for assisted living facilities, you may need to look for nursing homes with memory care units. Here are some things you can do to make sure you find the right assisted living facility that has the dementia care that your family member needs.

  1. Talk to your loved one’s doctor. The first

Assisted Living For Seniors Debunking Misconceptions

Written by Family Video Coupon on January 30, 2017. Posted in Assisted living facilities, Assisted living facilities florida, Senior assisted living facilities

Senior assisted living

As people get older, their needs naturally change. Where once a person would be able to care for themselves, they might now need some help. This is especially true for older people who live alone, especially if they once had a spouse or partner who cared for them. Once upon a time, it was common for the elderly to live with their loved ones as they got older. However, this situation was not ideal for anyone involved. For one thing, no matter how much you may love someone, unless you are a qualified professional, you don’t know exactly how to deal with the mental and physical needs of an elderly person the way an employee at an assisted living facility would. For another thing, those who did care for their elderly loved ones often had to cut back on their work hours or quit their jobs — caring fo

Memory Care Activities For Seniors

Written by Family Video Coupon on November 29, 2016. Posted in Assisted living facilities, Long term care for alzheimers patients, Memory care facilities

Dementia stages

According to the Alzheimer?s Association, over 15 million Americans are caring for a loved one with dementia. There are several different kinds of dementia, but the one most commonly associated with old age is Alzheimer?s Disease (AD), which is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. A complex condition, AD cannot be successfully treated with any one drug or treatment, however it can be managed and slowed down. As the disease progresses, it becomes more difficult for loved ones to be cared for at home, and usually, assisted living that specialize in Alzheimer?s care is a better option.

Most assisted living residences provide 24-hour supervision, and three meals a day in a group dining room. In addition, a wide range of services are available at differing levels of independence for the senior.

Memory Care Activities for Seniors Promote Happiness and Relaxation

Written by Family Video Coupon on February 29, 2016. Posted in Assisted living facilities, Early detection of dementia, Types of dementia

Memory care assisted living

Uniques settings produce unique results.
The only Motessori High School in Omaha, Nebraska, takes their classroom offsite one day a week to one of the dementia long term care facilities in the city. On these days, students bring out shelves and carts of several materials, many of them Montessori materials. Through tactile experiences that have long been familiar to Montessori students, families, and teachers, dementia patients are able to connect with beautiful materials.

  • Knobbed cylinders that vary in width, depth, and diameter allow patients to work with self correcting tasks made from high quality wooden materials. For a patient who has long worked with carpentry or other fine crafte